Quilt Exhibition

Quilt Exhibition Categories- 6th International Quilt Show Dubai, 2018

CATEGORY 1: TRADITIONAL

Featuring Quilts using a traditional design or pattern. Quilts may be wholecloth, pieced and quilted, appliqué and quilted, or a combination of piecing, appliqué and quilting.

CATEGORY 2: CONTEMPORARY/MODERN

Quilts that draw on the traditions of quilt making, through piecing, appliqué or wholecloth, but have an original approach. Quilters may use non-traditional fabrics, fabric printing and dyeing, embellishment and unusual construction methods to accomplish quilts under this category.

CATEGORY 3: ART QUILTS

Art Quilts are original designs are using uses color, design, and construction techniques to create a work that expands beyond traditional quilt patterns. Designs are fresh and original, with no copying of patterns used previously by other artists. Typically, art quilts feature abstract, nature scenes, portraits, paintings, whimsical interpretations and so on.

CATEGORY 4: BEGINNERS

Quilts encompassing any technique, style and pattern but is attempted by a quilter who has been quilting for under 2 years. Ideally we mark the years from the start of 2016 till date.

CATEGORY 5: THE IQSD 2018 CHALLENGE- TRAVEL AND DESTINATION

Quilts in this category follow the THEME challenge set in by the Quilt Show Dubai organizers, dubbed “Travel and Destination” – Any technique can be used to create a quilt in this category, as long as the quilt clearly indicates its belongingness to the category. Airplanes, Nature, Popular Landmarks... all can fall into this category.


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